Watch: La La Land mistakenly announced winner of best picture Oscar

The highlight of the Oscars came with a bit of drama. The presenter of the best picture award announced La La Land as the winner. After the victory speeches began, the presenters corrected their mistake and declared Moonlight as the actual winner.
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Last night (Sunday), the annual Academy Awards took place in Los Angeles. The highlight of this year’s Oscars came with a bit of drama. La La Land was announced as the winner of the best picture award. After the victory speeches began, the presenters corrected their mistake and declared Moonlight as the actual winner.

The mistake was made by actor Warren Beatty, who presented the award with actress Faye Dunaway. Beatty explained that when he opened the envelope, he saw the name of La La Land’s actress Emma Stone.

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The ceremony took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles and was hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel. Although La La Land matched the record for 14 nominations (tied with All Above Eve and Titanic), the movie only won 6 of them.



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